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North Yorkshire residents targeted by bogus caller claiming to be police officer

Posted on in Fraud, News stories

North Yorkshire Police is warning residents to be vigilant for bogus telephone calls after a number have been reported in the last week. Several individuals in the Harrogate area have reported receiving calls from a ‘DC Mason Greenwood’ claiming to be from West Yorkshire Police or the Metropolitan Police. The scammer tells the individual their […]

Appeal following single vehicle collision in York

Posted on in Local appeals

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information after a single vehicle collision in York. On 2 August 2020 around 10.05pm, a black Audi A3 was seen in a collision on the A1237 Askham Lane roundabout in York. The occupants of the vehicle then left the scene on foot. We are requesting the public’s […]

Appeal after man suffered facial injuries in Whitby disturbance

Posted on in News stories

The incident happened in Runswick Avenue at around half past 12 in the early hours of Friday. Police were called to reports of a disturbance in the residential street shortly after midnight. On arrival, they found a man in his fifties with injuries to his face that required hospital treatment including stitches. Officers are appealing […]

Jogger in Selby assaulted by youths

Posted on in Local appeals

A group of five or six teenagers on bicycles were near the hairdresser’s on Barff Lane. A woman was slapped on the bottom by one of the group as she jogged past. The suspect is described as a white boy, around 13 years old, on a grey bicycle. He was wearing a grey top and […]